Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire Council

Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire, an area of 11 sq km, is on the Bloomfield River, the extreme north of the Cairns Regional Council. It is 125 km north-west of Cairns.

Wujal Wujal is located on the site of the former Lutheran Bloomfield River Mission (1886). The mission was very remote and for a time was administered from Hopevale. In 1979 the Kuku Yalarni people began to resettle there and the name was changed to Wujal Wujal, meaning a place with plenty of water. The Bloomfield River falls, with a spectacular drop of 40 metres, are upstream of Wujal Wujal.

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